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Why Get Your Pool Or Hot Tub Water Tested?

By | 2018-11-30T10:39:12+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Hot Tubs, Pools|

One of the most important things that any hot tub or pool owner can do it to regularly test their water. This is because regular water testing allows you properly monitor your pool or hot tub's "water balance". Water balance is the term used to describe the relationship between different chemical measurements (such as

When Should You Replace Your Hot Tub Cover?

By | 2018-09-28T15:55:22+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Purchasing a Hot Tub|

Knowing when to replace a hot tub cover can be tricky. Today we will explore how you can tell when it’s time to change your cover, what to look for in a replacement hot tub cover, and how to properly maintain your cover to extend its lifespan. But first, why do hot tub covers

How Variable Speed Pool Pumps Save You Money

By | 2018-07-24T14:23:31+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Pools|

Is your pool pump approaching the end of its life? Are your hydro bills still too high, even with a timer on your pool pump? If so, it may be time to consider a variable speed pool pump! Although they've been around for many years, variable speed pool pumps have seen a big surge

Capital City’s Hot Tub Pre-Delivery Guide

By | 2018-10-02T10:50:14+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Hot Tubs, Purchasing a Hot Tub|

Many first time hot tub buyer's have a problem. They have no idea how to prepare for their new hot tub. Some end up making basic mistakes make delivery difficult or that will cost them down the road. In this article we will discuss ways to avoid this and give our top hot tub

Gas, Heat Pump or Solar; Which Pool Heater Is Best?

By | 2018-06-27T21:11:51+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Pools|

Let's face it, the swimming season in Ottawa is pretty short. In order to maximize (and even extend) their swimming season, more and more pool owners are therefore looking at buying a pool heater. Today, we will look at the different kinds of pool heaters that are available and help you decide which is the